About one in every 2 million lobsters is born with a rare genetic defect that turns it blue.
If your bread wallet is empty and you need to line the flue, knight the ribbons and mosey to a beanery.
Toddler Steals Keys and Car
A four-year-old boy in Gärsnäs, southern Sweden, sneaked into his mother's jacket pocket as she slept, stole her car keys, and went for a joyride.
From Star Trek to Ren and Stimpy to Van Der Graaf Generator’s “Pioneers Over C,” pop culture and fiction are filled with men, women, and animals who have gone excitedly beyond the bounds of the Earth
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.
As we’ve been seeing lately, everything politicians have done since birth ends up being in the news—especially during election time.
Say hello to Joe, whose likes and dislikes will help you solve today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.
Students graduate from college and suddenly confront crushing debt. One professor proposes that they stop paying them.
The Three Stooges’ 15 Greatest Sports Moments.
Image credit: Duke.eduThere was a time when almost every university student was a sophomore. Well, a sophister, to be exact, but that’s where the word “sophomore” originated.
Installment #37: As September 1912 drew to an end, the Balkan Peninsula was hurtling towards war.
It's Thursday, it's late, it's time once again for the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common.
“It was in the month of February, 1814, that I obtained the first sight of this noble bird, and never shall I forget the delight which it gave me.”
That’s John James Audubon, t
Making it in Hollywood is a tough game. For every success story, there are a thousand failures. A vast majority of hopefuls understand the odds and still choose to go for it.
I’m Gonna Pass on the Face Yeast Beer
This brewery is going to start making beer with yeast they harvested from their brewmaster’s bearded face.
It’s Just Your Common, Everyday Nazi Space Roc
Every country has eerie tales of monsters from hundreds, or even thousands, of years ago.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.